Three Black coaches are assured to coach their teams later this week as the NBA playoffs begin: Jason Kidd (Milwaukee), Doc Rivers (Los Angeles Clippers) and Dwane Casey (Toronto).
“No matter what our record says, we got to have a defensive approach and identity, and focus each and every night,” states Casey, whose Raptors won the Atlantic Division for the second consecutive season and will play Milwaukee in the first round. Continue Reading →
Sooner or later your best-laid plans blow up in your face. The NBA Finals are not far away with Indiana vs. Miami in the East Final and Oklahoma City vs. San Antonio in the West. Los Angeles is a mess. Continue Reading →
The Timberwolves have already guaranteed themselves a better season than last year when they won just 31 games. Not many teams can say that in this town — not the Vikings, Twins, Gophers men’s basketball, Gophers women’ hockey. As for the Wild, we’ll see. The Timberwolves with 34 wins are hanging around the .500 mark. That is good for 10th place in the rugged NBA Western Conference. Continue Reading →